Singing is one of the most common hobbies people do during their recreational time. We can hear someone’s singing during parties, we heard the angelic voices of the choirs who are singing during Sundays, we heard children singing in the street, and we simply sing when we are bored!
But did you know that there are lots of health benefits we can get through singing? You can attain either social benefits, physical benefits, mental and emotional benefits.
SINGING BOOSTS YOUR CONFIDENCE – The common feeling that new singers feel is the stage fright. But, receiving praise from your family and friends, especially if you perform well may be the key to eventually boost your self-confidence and overcoming your fears. Sooner, you may even find it unchallenging and easier to present in front of a crowd with poise and full of confidence.
SINGING HELPS YOU APPRECIATE ACCOMPLISHED SINGERS – At some point, you will never realize how difficult a thing until you try it yourself. As you venture and grow from amateur, you will look for inspiration, you might even find yourself appreciating new style of music that you would not normally listen to.
SINGING CAN WIDEN YOUR CIRCLE OF FRIENDS- Singing with others can be profound whether you’re in a choir or simply enjoying karaoke with your friends since there’s a level of intimacy naturally involved.
SINGING IS A WORKOUT – Singing can be an excellent form of exercise. Although you are healthy, your lungs will get a workout as you employ proper singing techniques and vocal projections. Aside from that, it will make your diaphragm and stimulated overall circulation. Some people even believe that singing can increase your aerobic capacity and stamina.
SINGING IMPROVES YOUR POSTURE – To stand straight is part of accurate technique as you sing. So, good posture will become a habit!
MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL BENEFITS
SINGING LOWERS LEVEL OF STRESS – Singing lower the levels of the stress hormone called the cortisol in your blood stream.
SINGING ENHANCES MENTAL ALERTNESS- As you sing, your blood circulation improves and the oxygenated bloodstream allow more oxygen to reach the brain. Thus, this improves mental alertness, memory, and concentration.
Whether you or you ain’t a good singer, it is not essential. Singing will enrich your life far beyond the notes and music. Most importantly, you must sing it loud and sing it proud for a better health!